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Old 08-18-2008, 02:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Claudius View Post
It's probably just part of an embargo that the United States has on Iran right now. It doesn't matter if it's a player or something else, if an embargo is placed on the country they're basically black listed until relations ease up.

It has nothing to do with bombing NBA stadiums or something along those lines.
From what I understand that's absolutely correct. An embargo that's been in place since '95 evidently.
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